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Lit DARK Horse getting Star Wars comics again!

Discussion in 'Literature' started by PimpBacca, Nov 18, 2021.

  1. PimpBacca

    PimpBacca Jedi Master star 4

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    No marvel isn’t losing the license.



    here’s hoping for some John and Jan story’s!
     
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  2. Daneira

    Daneira Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    But IDW is unfortunately.
     
  3. Endol

    Endol Jedi Master star 3

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    Interesting news - At least my copy of Son of Dathomir will no longer look odd on the bookshelf!
     
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  4. clone commander bossk

    clone commander bossk Force Ghost star 5

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  5. Fredrik Vallestrand

    Fredrik Vallestrand Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I only read their Maul comic, but i can't wait to see what they have in store.
     
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  6. 2Cleva

    2Cleva Chosen One star 5

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    So is this saying Disney isn't trying to control the SW comics anymore since they aren't really canon anyway (TV/movie shows have repeatedly retconned them)?

    That would be a good move imo. Give it over to different creators and if something good comes out of it, adapt it to fit the SWCU on Disney+.
     
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  7. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    Dark Horse probably gave Disney a better/more reliable offer than IDW.
     
  8. The Positive Fan

    The Positive Fan Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Sad that IDW is losing the license as their output has been, on average, quite good. But I'm glad all-ages comics will be continuing. Here's hoping that "Star Comics" spirit stays intact.
    Absolutely nothing in the Screen Rant article, or the statements from Lucasfilm or Dark Horse, says anything even remotely to that effect.
     
  9. 2Cleva

    2Cleva Chosen One star 5

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    This is what studios do - Marvel is the king of it. Get a lot of creators to create content and then what the MCU people really like they adapt it for the screen.
     
  10. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    They're moving the all-ages line to a different external publisher than the one they were previously using. I think you're trying to put more into this story than is actually occurring at this time.
     
  11. Darth Corydon

    Darth Corydon Jedi Master star 4

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    lmao no its just cause idw's licence was up . the Tv/movies only contradicted minor things . there still canon but this isn't the thread for that argument
     
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  12. Golbolco

    Golbolco Jedi Knight star 3

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    These aren’t comparable. Dark Horse getting a license previously belonging to IDW says nothing about the canonical status of these stories. They’re still publishing Star Wars comics at Marvel, which is in-house.
     
  13. The Positive Fan

    The Positive Fan Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    As a general rule expectations should probably be kept in line with what has come before with IDW. Little or nothing is likely to change all that much re: type of content, level of canonicity, etc.

    Also, this news is now confirmed on starwars.com, with an additional note that initial content will focus on the High Republic era.
     
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  14. Darth_Duck

    Darth_Duck Force Ghost star 4

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    Pity Randy Stradley retired earlier this year, it would have been great to see him deal with this new, post-canon batch of fans.
     
  15. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    I do think it's kind of funny that within a year of the guy who said "I don't want to just do adaptations and tie-ins" leaving they are now handling the YA adaptations and tie-ins.
     
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  16. iFrankenstein

    iFrankenstein Jedi Padawan

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    Pretty disappointing that they’re apparently only doing canon tie-ins. This would have been a perfect opportunity to let them finish their EU comics that were truncated when they lost the license.
     
  17. Darth Corydon

    Darth Corydon Jedi Master star 4

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    Of course there doing new canon stuff no reason for them to do legends stuff sadly
     
  18. lordpixie

    lordpixie Jedi Knight star 2

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    I happy to see Dark Horse back ! Now just need some of dark horse characters to make a Canon comeback. Zayne Carrick is the one I would like to see.
     
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  19. Sauron_18

    Sauron_18 Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    This makes me so happy! I do really hope we get some more Ostrander/Duursema works in the near future!
     
  20. PimpBacca

    PimpBacca Jedi Master star 4

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  21. Soontir-Fel

    Soontir-Fel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I feel like this should be posted as every third response on this thread
     
  22. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 9

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    So High Republic Adventures ends at #15?
     
  23. The Positive Fan

    The Positive Fan Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Probably, but I would expect the ongoing story therein to swiftly resume over at DH in some form or another.
     
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  24. Fredrik Vallestrand

    Fredrik Vallestrand Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    They will take over the adventures storylines plus an original story.
     
  25. RogueWhistler

    RogueWhistler Jedi Youngling

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    I can't imagine this will be substantially different from the IDW Adventures, but I'm interested in seeing if any old Dark Horse Star Wars creators or characters make a return - if Jaxxon could have his own SWA stories, why can't Zayne Carrick or Quinlan Vos?
    I wonder if this will have any impact on the Legends Epic Collection and Omnibus reprints? It feels a bit dubious for Marvel to be selling DH's work while they're concurrent comic license-holders.
     
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